The Boy Who Loved Everyone

By Jane Porter

Illustrated by Maisie Paradise Shearring

A sweet and charmingly illustrated picture book about the ways we express love.

"I love you," Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one loves him – until he finds out there are lots of different ways love can spread through the world. A touching and uplifting story, perfect for sharing.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406392876
  • Published: 02 Jul 2020
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 280 x 235 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'The child-friendly pictures reflect mood changes as they weave in and out of the day and into the next with bright colours and free line-work. This is a beautiful book; gentle, uplifting, full of love and kindness towards everyone. One to share with everyone!' Mary Esther Judy, Fallen Star Stories

'A touching tale with a theme of emotional honesty and intelligence. Shearring’s diverse illustrations are a real joy, especially the lovely nursery teacher.' BookTrust

'A warm, cosy story about the many ways we feel and show love, this comes with super-busy yet uncluttered illustrations that feel like a welcoming hug, embracing all children: those who make up the story and those who read it.' Children's Books Ireland - Mind Yourself

'A beautiful, deceptively simple and subtle exploration of self-expression, kindness, and, even, consent.' Amnesty International

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